H. Craig Clark - Chief Executive Officer & President
Craig has over 40 years of experience in the oil & gas industry starting as a teenager in the oilfields of East Texas. His primary areas of expertise are in drilling, completions, and production operations. He was an early pioneer in hydraulic fracturing and the use of high-strength proppants, authoring several technical papers. Previously, Craig was President & CEO of Forest Oil Corporation, where he was involved in over $7 billion of A&D transactions including several of which received industry award recognition. During his tenure, Forest was an early mover in horizontal drilling in the Granite Wash, Cotton Valley, Slave Point, Eagleford oil shale, Haynesville shale, and Utica Shales. Prior to that, he was with Apache Corporation where he served in various senior management positions including, Executive Vice President of Operations and Chairman & CEO of ProEnergy, an Apache gas marketing affiliate.
Craig also serves on the industry advisory board of Texas A&M Petroleum Engineering, is a past Chairman of the American Exploration & Production Council (formerly Domestic Petroleum Council), and past elected official in Harris County, Texas. He is an engineering graduate of Texas A&M University.